Re: the gods must be crazy

From: Jim Fehlinger (
Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 05:05:50 MST

Damien Broderick wrote:
> I can't help noticing the timing of the latest Indian mass tragedy...
> Why, just the other day I watched images of hundreds of thousands of pious
> Indians casting themselves into the Ganges... [at] the time
> when the divine powers are especially concerned to bless their human flock...

"I've observed that the belief in the goodness of God is inversely
proportional to the evidence. When there's no evidence for it at all,
people believe it; and when things are going well and you might believe
it, they don't."

"Bertrand Russell Speaking" 1959 52 min.
Woodrow Wyatt Interviews
Published in _Bertrand Russell Speaks His Mind_
The topics are:
Taboo morality
Caedmon TC-1148 (LP)

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